Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Oscar-nominated actor Ned Beatty dies
It was Beatty’s role in “Network” that won him his first and only Oscar nod, for best supporting actor, a performance that included a memorably cynical monologue on dollars, cents and “the primal ...
19 hours ago
‘The Father’, a movie that leaves your heart aching eternally
He no longer knows who he is or who he was. He misses his dead daughter and fears the living one may leave him. The daughter wants to go to Paris to live with his boyfriend
02 May 2021, 12:50
China censors Oscars success of history-making Chloe Zhao
Beijing-born Chloe Zhao was scrubbed from Chinese social media on Monday as a nationalist backlash airbrushed out her remarkable achievement of becoming the first woman of colour to win the best ...
26 Apr 2021, 14:07
Anthony Hopkins wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Father’
Anthony Hopkins on Sunday won the Oscar for best actor for his acclaimed role as a dementia patient in the film “The Father”
26 Apr 2021, 09:37
‘Nomadland’ wins best picture Oscar
The critically acclaimed “Nomadland”—about a marginalized, older generation of Americans roaming the West in rundown vans—on Sunday won the coveted Oscar for best picture
26 Apr 2021, 09:22
Five things to watch for at the Oscars
Travelers passing through Union Station in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday might notice a slight commotion -- for one night only, it is doubling as the venue for the Oscars.
24 Apr 2021, 09:06
Halle Berry on heartbreaking fact about Oscar
Actress Halle Berry says it is very heartbreaking that she remains the only woman of colour to win an Oscar for Best Leading actress in 20 years
11 Jan 2021, 08:44
Oscar organisers see April awards ceremony as innovation opportunity
It is only the fourth time in the 93-year history of the Academy Awards that the scheduled date has been changed
09 Dec 2020, 11:18
Vidya Balan’s short film eligible for Oscar nomination
Natkhat, starring and co-produced by Vidya Balan, has won top prize at the third edition of Best Of India Short Film Festival 2020, which makes it eligible for Oscar nomination
08 Nov 2020, 08:21
Oscars academy sets out new diversity standards for best picture contenders
Criticism of the film academy intensified in 2016 with the social media hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, a backlash against two consecutive years of an all-white field of acting contenders.
09 Sep 2020, 12:12